Black African-America

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All people, cultures, and societies understand what it means to come of age, to leave their sheltered environment, and discover oneself. As active participants of American society, we communicate this idea. We have a fundamental need to communicate and relate to each other through common ideologies, and the stories we tell. However, for people of color, especially African-Americans, more so, Black females, this is not so. African-Americans, especially Black females, continue to face a history of racism and oppression contributes to the challenges they face: their victimization due to the highly personal nature of sexual violence and myths about their sexual promiscuity are endless. Weather America considers them Black, African, or African-American

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